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GVSC Sampler

 Series — Box: 75
Identifier: GV028-18
Abstract Interim issue of the student newspaper published after Keystone to introduce The Valley View. It was combined with The Valley View. It followed the Keystone as the student paper and introduced the smaller weekly format published in October as the Valley View. 1966.

GVSC Science & Mathematics Update

Identifier: GV031-14
Abstract Continuation of Research and Development Center newsletter representing its Science and Mathematics departments. Other titles include Science Update (1979-1986); Coalition News (1988-1994); and InterChange (1994- present).

GVSC Science Update

Identifier: GV031-12
Abstract Research and Development Center newsletter representing its Science departments. Succeeded by Science & Mathematics Update (1987-1993); Coalition News (1987-1994); InterChange (1994- present).

GVSC Student Life Magazine

 Series — Box: 75
Identifier: GV028-19
Abstract Student magazine of photographs and information about on-campus events and student life during 1971.

GVSU 50th anniversary interview files

Identifier: GV002-03
Abstract Interviews conducted by the President’s Office on the occasion of Grand Valley State University’s 50th anniversary. Collection consists of video recordings and typed transcripts of interviews of current and former faculty, administrators, donors, and individuals involved with Grand Valley from its founding in 1960.

GVSU 50th Anniversary planning files

Identifier: GV002-07
Collection Description Files document the planning and implementation of the celebration of Grand Valley’s 50th Anniversary by the 50th Anniversary Committee. Files include press releases; promotional materials and publications; events and program files; Laker Lore interview files and transcripts; invitations; commemorative book; and memorabilia. The records also include the research and interview files created by Julie Stivers in her work to create the university's 50th Anniversary History web site.

GVSU Commentary

Identifier: GV008-05
Abstract Alumni Office occasional newsletter containing updates on newsworthy campus events. 1969-1973.

GVSU Downtowner

 Series — Box: 65
Identifier: GV026-02
Abstract Academic Services Office and Division of Continuing Education, newsletter for the downtown campus distributed within the L.V. Eberhard Center.

GVSU foundation documents and histories

Identifier: GV000-01
Overview Reports, histories, and documents relating to the foundation and history of Grand Valley State University.

GVSU Lakeshore Edition

 Series — Box: 109
Identifier: GV067-01
Abstract Newsletter for GVSU Lakeshore students.

GVSU Shakespeare Festival Newsletter

 Series — Box: 126
Identifier: GV076-01
Abstract Theatre Department of the School of Communications Shakespeare Festival newsletter.

Gilbert Vinton Hallock letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-106
Content Description Collection contains 64 letters written by A/T Gilbert Vinton Hallock, 63rd College Training Detachment (Aircrew) to his parents Robert Palmer and Mildred Hallock at Worcester, Massachusetts, 29 May to 25 August 1944. These were addressed from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and subsequently from Columbus Army Airfield in Columbus, Mississippi. He was also a member of the unit's marching band where he played bells.Contents generally describe various aspects of the flight...

Harpoon, The

 Series — Box: 75
Identifier: GV028-20
Abstract Student satirical newspaper published to express ideas and foster student discussion. 1993-1996.

Jim Harrison papers

Identifier: RHC-16
Collection description The Jim Harrison collection documents the life and work of Michigan-born writer Jim Harrison from 1938 to the present. Harrison has published books in several genres throughout his career, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and children’s literature; he also worked in Hollywood and wrote screenplays, including several with his daughter Jamie. Harrison is recognized as a master of the novella, and his critically acclaimed trilogy Legends of the Fall reinvigorated the form in America. His...

Rebecca Newth Harrison papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-95
Collection Description The family correspondence primarily consists of letters from Rebecca Newth Harrison to her mother-in-law Norma Harrison sharing news of the family and of their shared interest in bird watching and gardening. Early correspondence (1941-1960s), from Jim to his brother, describe Jim’s efforts to balance art and work, and show the close relationship between the two brothers. As original caretaker of Jim’s papers, John received correspondence from repositories interested in purchasing the...

Victor Harter envelopes and letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-115
Scope and Contents 310 stamped air mail envelopes all addressed to Victor J. Harter's wife, Jessie, who lived during 1942 through 1945 with her widowed mother at 9 Madison Avenue, Irvington, New Jersey. There are fewer than ten letters with the envelopes; consequently the chief value of the collection is in the postal markings on the envelopes, including cancellations and auxiliary stamps of the U.S. Army examiners and censors. These also give evidence of Victor's changing postings.1942 - Jan., May....

Hauenstein lecture series tapes

Identifier: GV009-01
Abstract The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, founded in 2000, was inspired by Ralph Hauenstein's life of leadership and service. The Hauenstein Center is one of the leading presidential studies centers in the nation. Its mission is to illuminate the American presidency, to raise civic literacy, learned discourse, and a new generation of leaders. Partial collection of recorded lectures, debates and conferences sponsored by the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies.

Health and Wellness Newsletter

 Series — Box: 109
Identifier: GV062-01
Abstract Health & Wellness newsletter.

HerStory lectures

Identifier: GV044-03
Abstract In the late 1990s, faculty and staff members and students served on a task force to research development of a women's center at the request of faculty, staff and students. The Women's Center was established in 2001 to create meaningful learning experience about women and gender and to advocate for gender justice through the education, engagement, and empowerment of women students and the greater GVSU community. The Center partners with students, faculty, and staff to offer comprehensive and...

High School Summer Institute for the Arts and Science (HSI) program files

 Series — Box: 1-6
Identifier: GV031-03
Abstract The Regional Math and Science Center (RMSC) serves students, teachers, parents, school districts, business and industry and other organizations interested and involved in mathematics and science education. High School Summer Institute for the Arts and Science (HIS) files include program files and schedules, budgets, and correspondence.


 Series — Box: 92
Identifier: GV042-05
Abstract Office of Graduate Studies & Grants Administration newsletter.

Historic Photography collection

Identifier: RHC-123
Scope and Contents Collection contains examples of historic photographic processes, collected by Special Collections and University Archives for teaching history of photography. Specimens were acquired from various sources.

History Department administrative files

Identifier: GV051-03
Collection Description Series contains the administrative records and course files of the GVSU History Dpeartment, from its origination in 1963 to 1998. It also includes the planning files for the Great Lakes History Conference between 1974 and 1981.

Home James

 Series — Box: 51
Identifier: GV016-04
Abstract Publication of news and information relevant to the William James College student community; later included student writing.

Honors Institute for Young Scientists (HIFYS) scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-38
Collection Description Scrapbook includes articles and photographs of the Honors Institute for Young Scientists (HIFYS). The scrapbook contains photos of students and instructors during classroom and recreational activities.

Icie Macy Hoobler's Grand Valley State College Board of Control files and professional publications

Identifier: RHC-40
Collection Description The Icie Macy-Hoobler collection documents the activities of the Board of Control at Grand Valley State College. The collection includes notes on the site selection of the school, general files of the Board of Control, self studies, newspaper clippings and reports from the state of Michigan. The publications include articles and books written by Icie Macy-Hoobler on the health and nutrition of children and mothers.


Identifier: GV032-02
Abstract Publication for alumni, friends, and supporters of GVSC and others interested in GVSC and higher education in general. Covers issues related to public institutions for higher learning, education, student life, job markets for graduates, and trends in education. Publication of the Development Office distributed to members of the GVSU Foundation and other friends and supporters. Winter 1979-present.

Howard Stein papers

Identifier: GV100-03
Abstract Howard Stein (1933-2002) was a member of the Grand Valley faculty in the biology department from 1965 to 1997. He helped establish the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) chapter at the university from 1967-1968 and was eventually elected President of the chapter in 1969. He was also a member and chair on several committees including the Research and Development Committee, Faculty Tenure and Teaching Load Committee, and Committee of Twenty. He began the College Science...

Humanities News

 Series — Box: 85
Identifier: GV034-03
Abstract Research and Development Center newsletter representing its Humanities departments.

Humphrey family World War II papers

Identifier: RHC-86
Content Description Collection contains correspondence and personal papers of Frederick G. Humphrey and William F. Humphrey, Jr. relating primarily to their military service during World War II. Also included are photographs of the twins as boys and in their uniforms. The collection also contains additional family papers including a diary with entries dating from 1942-1943 from the twins' first cousin, Eloise Jennifer Humphrey and World War I era post cards to their aunt, Pearl (Humphrey) Keene, from her future...

In Our Own Words: A Journal About Women

 Series — Box: 95
Identifier: GV044-01
Abstract Annual journal that provided a safe place for people's voices to emerge, to be heard and to resonate. Submissions were considered for their diversity of thought and presentation. Collected writings submitted by women at GVSU and selected for publication by Women's Center staff.

Inclusion Extra!

 Series — Box: 5
Identifier: GV007-01
Abstract Inclusion and Equity Division newsletter.

Information Bulletin

 Series — Box: 102
Identifier: GV055-01
Abstract Bulletin published by the Director of Admissions.

Information Technology Newsletter

 Series — Box: 97
Identifier: GV045-01
Abstract Information Technology newsletter.

Inside GVSU

 Series — Box: 4
Identifier: GV006-03
Abstract Office of University Development publication containing news stories concerning GVSU and updates on campus happenings intended for families of students, incoming freshmen and non-traditional students and graduate students. July 1990-Spring 2000.

Insider: The Voice of Student Concern

 Series — Box: 75
Identifier: GV028-21
Abstract Publication of the Executive Committee of the All-College Student Congress.


 Series — Box: 98
Identifier: GV046-01
Abstract Newsletter of the Faculty Teaching & Learning Center. December 1996-January 2003

Institutional Analysis reports

Identifier: GV005-01
Abstract The Office of Institutional Research was formed in July 1973 to study aspects of GVSC which results in quantified or quantifiable data. In 1977, the name was changed to Office of Institutional Analysis. The name change brought along with it a clarification of its function to describe the quantifiable aspects of GV and its students to the university, the State of Michigan, the Federal Government, and all other outside interested parties. Reports focus on specific trends related to students,...

InterChange newsletter

 Series — Box: 1-2
Identifier: GV031-05
Abstract Newsletters produced by Regional Science and Math to document their activities and promote their program to individuals interested in teaching, learning, and application of mathematics and science. Titles include Science Update (1979-1986); Science & Mathematics Update (1987-1993); Coalition News (1987-1994); InterChange (1994- present).

Internal audit

Identifier: GV029-03
Collection Description Internal audits review departmental operations with the objective of evaluating and presenting recommendations relating to department efficiency. Audits of advertising and publications (1973); computer installations and activities, motor pool operations, Urban and Environmental Studies activities, room and board fee waivers, athletic scholarships (1974); bookstore operations, graphic services, plant improvement, travel and conferences, and WGVC-TV (1975); community affairs, mail room, William...

International Affairs Update

 Series — Box: 99
Identifier: GV053-02
Abstract The Padnos International Center (PIC), named for Barbara H. Padnos in 1999, was formerly the Office of International Studies. In 1970, the office centralized responsibility for international exchange activities sponsored by GVSC. In 1974 the office became an independent institute under the name of Global Education Institute, which changed its name again in 1979 to Center for International Studies. In 1984 the Office of International Affairs (later Studies) was founded. The Interntional Affairs...

International Center program files

 Series — Box: 1-2
Identifier: GV053-06
Scope and Contents Series contains flyersand brochures, memos, program information, working files, electronic files and videos.

International Studies Newsletter

 Series — Box: 99
Identifier: GV053-01
Abstract The Padnos International Center (PIC), named for Barbara H. Padnos in 1999 was formerly the Office of International Studies. In 1970, the office centralized responsibility for international exchange activities sponsored by GVSC. In 1974 the office brcame an independent institute under the name of Global Education Institute, which changed its name again in 1979 to Center for International Studies. In 1984 the Office of International Affairs (later Studies) was founded and the PIC was reorganized...


 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RHP-19
Scope and Contents Published weekly with international, national, area, and local news. Ceased publication. Collection contains microfilmed issues from October 16, 1968 to November 20, 1975 and paper issues from 1968 to 1972.

Ionia County postal history collection

Identifier: RHC-96
Collection Description This is a small, artificial collection mostly of stamped and stampless covers to and from Michigan cities and villages, primarily from Ionia County in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Compiled by Harvey Lemmen, the items in the collection fall mostly within the date range of 1843 to 1916, although newspaper articles on Ionia County postal history and auxiliary records pertaining to the collection fall within the date range of 1956 to 2000. Ten items of correspondence (letters and...


 Series — Box: 76
Identifier: GV028-22
Abstract Publication of writings, artwork, and photography submitted by students. Succeeded Amaranthus and preceded Fishladder. 2000-2002.

ITV Programming Guide/ITV Guidebook

Identifier: GV010-03
Abstract Guidebook to instructional television programming on Grand Valley's public television stations. 1973-1976, 1989-1990, 1992-1995.

Florence (Williams) Jackson scrapbooks and ephemera

Identifier: RHC-117
Scope and Contents Collection contains one scrapbook of ephemera and personal memorabilia of Grand Rapdids Central High School from the late 1930s, where Florence Williams was a student. The book contains notes, certificates, event programs, and memorabilia of the Biology Club, Home Economics Club, the Girl Reserve organization, ticket stubs, and greeting cards. There are also several folders of loose materials related to the scrapbook.The collection also contains two photograph albums dating from...

John Door

 Series — Box: 115
Identifier: GV069-03
Abstract Bulletin posted periodically on residence hall restroom doors informing residents of upcoming campus events and announcements. 1972-1977.

KCON Newsletter

 Series — Box: 92
Identifier: GV041-01
Abstract Kirkhof School of Nursing newsletter. Also called KSON Newsletter.

Doris Keirn and Burley Yehnert letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-108
Scope and Contents Collection contains 21 letters written by Doris E. Keirn to her boyfriend and fiancé Burley E. Yehnert at his various Army Air Force postings in Nebraska, South Dakota, England, and Florida, 13 November 1944 to 4 February 1946. These were addressed from her home at 1113 22nd Avenue, Altoona, Pennsylvania.The collection also contains 13 letters written by Burley E. Yehnert to his fiancée Doris E. Keirn at her and her parents' home in Altoona and subsequently Phoenix, Arizona after...


 Series — Box: 77
Identifier: GV028-23
Abstract Monthly GVSC supported student newspaper. Succeeded by GVSC Sampler on September 20, 1966, and then The Valley View on October 28, 1966.

Riedel family photograph album

Identifier: RHC-135
Scope and Contents Photograph album, 203 x 312 mm. 43 leaves. Brown pasteboard covers, stamped to simulate leather grain; "Photographs" within stamped silver cartouche on the front. Contains 400 black-and-white photographs mostly glued in, but some are affixed with corner mounts; a few of the photos originally may have been color, but dyes have deteriorated to a brownish orange. The photographs have been mounted more or less in chronological order with exceptions, and some have been captioned in ink....

Kimbel-Wilson correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-83
Collection Description This collection of correspondence between Frank Kimbel and Grace Wilson Kimbel spans from 1906 to 1913, but includes items up to 1948. The letters begin in 1906 with Frank and Grace as friends and become more frequent in 1910. Most letters are 4- 8 pages and include letters to and from both Frank and Grace. Also included are letters from family members and friends, holiday and postcards, wedding invitations and planning information, financial information, religious ephemera, an airplane...

Russel Kirkhof papers

Identifier: RHC-05
Collection Description The collection documents the personal life and career of Russel Kirkhof. Personal materials include correspondence, diaries, interviews, photographs, materials related to Kirkhof's relationship with Grand Valley, and the Kirkhof residence. Business records include patents, investments, personal correspondence, legal correspondence, tax records, business ledgers, real estate speculation, and philanthropy.

Kirkof School of Nursing administrative records

 Series — Box: 1-4
Identifier: GV041-02
Collection Description Series contains administrative and historical files from the School of Nursing, later known as the Kirkhof School of Nursing, from 1969 to 2005. It was acquired in three separate accessions, in 1983, 1988, and 2005.

William Kirkpatrick's Grand Valley State College Board of Control files

Identifier: RHC-39
Collection Description The William Kirkpatrick collection documents the beginning years of Grand Valley State College from 1960-1980. The collection includes building plans, budget reports, annual reports, and self studies.

A. Robert Kleiner papers

Identifier: RHC-25
Collection Description The A. Robert Kleiner collection documents the reapportionment of the districts in Michigan for political representation in the 1960s until the 1980s. This collection includes petitions for the Michigan Legislature, the original Austin-Kleiner plans for reapportionment in Michigan in 1964, photographs of the commission, and newspaper articles covering the reapportionment of the districts in Michigan and the court rulings on the new reapportionment.

Frances Marie Krider scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-118
Scope and Contents One scrapbook, 402 x 292 cm. with 32 leaves.Contents comprise Frances Krider's visual diary for 1941, beginning in January, proceeding through the months, and ending with New Year's Eve. The items attached to the leaves include greeting cards; photographs; programs of plays, movies, and shows attended locally and in other cities; ticket stubs; souvenirs; and brochures from parks and other attractions.Photographs consist of Frances' bedroom and other house interiors,...

Stan Krohmer photographs

Identifier: RHC-97
Content Description Collection contains two photography projects by Stan Krohmer. The first project, Ravines Revisited, consists of 11x14 and 4x6 b/w prints, negatives, and contact sheets taken from 2003-2007 for Ravines Revisited exhibit w/ DeMas Henke and Tony Thompson. The Jim Harrison project, 2007-2009, contains 11x14 color and b/w prints, negatives and CDs of digital images. Krohmer and Harrison collaborated on a project to document the places in Michigan that were significant to Jim and may have...

Kruse-Gilson family papers

Identifier: RHC-77
Collection Description This collection of correspondence to Henry Gilson and his second wife, Hilda Kruse-Gilson, consists of letters primarily from family and friends. Letters to Hilda are from her sisters Emma, Nellie, Gretchen, Olive (Bob), and Ruby and other family members and from Hilda's former classmates and colleagues from Clifton Springs. Many of these are congratulations on the couple's marriage and the births of their children from friends and family. Correspondence to Henry includes letters from Henry's...

Kutsche Chronicle

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: GV070-01
Abstract Newsletter of the Kutsche Office of Local History.

Otto Kuxhaus World War II collection

Identifier: RHC-57
Collection Description Collection includes documents, articles, postcards, photographs, brochures and other printed materials, badges and memorabilia collected by Kuxhaus. Materials document his tour of duty with the 81st Squadron and his leisure time activities. Some photos of family and friends are also included.

Lakeshore Gazette

Identifier: GV010-04
Abstract Publication of William James College and WGVC concerning energy and ITV.


 Series — Box: 1-15
Identifier: GV028-24
Abstract Student newspaper. Continuation of Keystone, GVSC Sampler, and The Valley View. 1968-present.

Silas Seekles Lee papers

Identifier: RHC-136
Scope and Contents Collection of five letters and a map of pioneer Michigan lumberman Silas Seekles Lee (1820-1903) concerning his lumbering interest in the areas of Tuscola and East Saginaw, Michigan; and other lumbering interest as a shareholder in the Tittabawassee Boom Company, Midland County and Montcalm County between December 21, 1863 and September 19, 1864. The letters concern the lumbering issues Lee encountered, including settling of deals and accounts, low water levels in the rivers and the accordingly...

Liberator, The

 Series — Box: 78
Identifier: GV028-25
Abstract Student alternative newspaper published to raise issues of importance to students at GVSC. Published December 3, 1968 for 1 issue.

Liberty Starts Thursday

 Series — Box: 78
Identifier: GV028-26
Abstract Student arts journal. Student literary publication published as GVSC's only literary magazine. Published March 1984 for 1 issue.

Library administrative files

Identifier: GV043-06
Overview The Grand Valley State University Libraries enrich the educational mission of the university by advancing intellectual growth and discovery. Through the acquisition, application, dissemination, and preservation of knowledge we strive to serve the community, the state, the nation, and the world. Vision: Grand Valley State University Libraries will be a catalyst in building a vibrant, intellectual, creative university culture. We will be a place where ideas transcend disciplinary boundaries,...

Library Director files

Identifier: GV043-05
Overview Stephen Ford was Library Director at Grand Valley from 1962 to 1988. He grew the collection of books and periodicals beginning in the first library—the Pink House—and oversaw the construction and move to Zumberge Library, which opened in 1969. He was a member of the Michigan Library Association, many university committees and task forces, Higher Education General Information Survey, and more. Files include reports from the Michigan Library Association (MLA), Higher Education General Information...

Library Lights

 Series — Box: 93
Identifier: GV043-01
Abstract Library newsletter produced by and for library staff.

Library Newsletter

 Series — Box: 94
Identifier: GV043-02
Abstract Library newsletter produced by and for library staff.

Library Tattler

 Series — Box: 94
Identifier: GV043-03
Abstract Library newsletter produced by and for library staff.

Limited Editions Club records

Identifier: RHC-68
Collection Description Collection includes correspondence between George Macy and book designers, illustrators, printers, editors and authors. The collection also includes first-day cover for a stamp in commemoration of the Festival of Britain 1851-1951, designed and signed by Edmond Dulac, sketches by illustrators, correspondence from T.M. Cleland to Philip Duschnes, and from Sidney Shiff to Harvey Lemmen, club announcements and ephemera. Also includes guestbook used for the exhibition of the George Macy Memorial...

Cyril Lixenberg papers

Identifier: RHC-79
Collection description Collection consists primarily of photographs of the artist and his work, exhibit programs and catalogs , news clippings and articles, correspondence with galleries, and a videotaped interviews and exhibits.

Lowell Ledger

 Collection — Reel: 1
Identifier: RHP-40
Collection Description Contains microfilmed issues of Lowell Ledger from 1987.

Lowell Ledger Suburban Life

 Collection — Reel: 1
Identifier: RHP-38
Collection Description Lowell Ledger Suburban Life was continued by Grand Valley Ledger (Lowell) in 1975. Collection contains microfilmed issues of Lowell Ledger Suburban Life from 1974 to 1975.

Edward Manley and Jean Worthington letters

Identifier: RHC-116
Scope and Contents In the collection are 226 letters and envelopes: 60 were written by Jean Worthington and sent to Edward Manley from 15 February 1945 to 1 July 1945; 159 were written by Edward Manley and sent to Jean Worthington while on duty with the U.S. Army from 15 February 1945 to 27 June 1946; and seven from other people with some relationship to the two, 1943-1945. A few letters are without envelopes; a few envelopes lack letters.The content of Jean's letters describes everyday life of a...

Manual for faculty advisors

Identifier: GV004-02
Abstract Manual of guidelines for faculty advisors from the Academic Resource Center/Advising Resources and Special Programs.

Maple Rapids American

Identifier: RHP-17
Scope and Contents Serving the people of Maple Rapids and surrounding territory. Published under the title Maple Rapids Press after 1930.

Maple Rapids Press

Identifier: RHP-18
Scope and Contents Serving the people of Maple Rapids and surrounding territory. Previously published as Maple Rapids American, 1926-1929.

Marine Board of Investigation hearing files

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-66
Collection Description Certified copy of a transcript of a hearing by the Marine Board of Investigation, Manistee, Michigan in October 1967. The Board investigated the loss of, and damage to, numerous vessels with loss of life. The wreck occurred on the eastern coast of Lake Michigan near Point Betsie, Michigan, during high winds and heavy seas on or about 23 September 1967.

Russell Mawby papers

Identifier: JCPA-01
Collection Description The Russell Mawby collection documents the life and work of Michigan-born Russell Mawby from 1928 to the present. Mawby was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation for twenty-five years and is recognized for his work in the area of philanthropy in the United States, Latin America, and Europe. From an early age his parents instilled in him the importance of a good education. This along with farming and agriculture, Boy Scouts, and 4-H programs, influenced the...

McClafferty Polish collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RHC-26
Collection Description Materials collected and compiled by participant James McClafferty include maps, publications, scenic postcards, artifacts, and over 2,000 slides taken on the trip or that represent Polish history, scenery, cities, people, and lifestyles.

Irvine McColl World War I correspondence

Identifier: RHC-59
Collection Description Typed transcriptions of correspondence from Archibald Irvine McColl to his parents Dr. John and Ella Kate McColl, his brother Alexander; and handwritten letters to his aunt Hattie and uncle George Irvine, and to a friend Isadore Apted. Letters were written to his family while at the University of Michigan, and to his family and friend while he was in the service, in Columbus Ohio, Waco, Texas and primarily in France. Also includes newspaper articles about his son Alexander McColl, a Vietnam...

Mike McDonnell papers

Identifier: RHC-120
Scope and Contents The Mike McDonnell papers contain materials documenting aspects of Mike McDonnell’s professional and personal life as an artist spanning from 1959 to 2010. The collection includes typed narratives and handwritten biographies; typed lists of awards, achievements, and praises from various sources; correspondence to and from Mike McDonnell through letters and emails; gallery rejection letters to Mike McDonnell from over 72 different galleries; magazines and newspaper clippings featuring McDonnell...

McNair Scholars Journal

 Series — Box: 1-3
Identifier: GV004-03
Abstract Official journal of the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program by Advising Resources and Special Programs.

William Mercer diaries

Identifier: RHC-91
Collection Description Collection contains twelve handwritten daily diaries by William Mercer, dating from 1877 to 1897. The diaries contain brief entries with details of the weather, his travels and activities, court cases and the incidents of daily life in Hillsdale County, Michigan. The diaries also contain miscellaneous receipts and notes.

MI Biz

Identifier: RHP-29
Scope and Contents Published every other week for the West Michigan business community. Formerly published as The Shoreline Business Monthly.

Michigan Association of Governing Boards award files

Identifier: GV004-04
Abstract The Association of Governing Boards and Presidents of State Universities and Colleges of Michigan was formed on Nov. 20, 1957 to consider problems of higher education common to the membership. The group presented an annual award to distinguished faculty and outstanding students “in recognition of a treasured Michigan resource and the promise it represents for out states’ future.” The Association was disbanded in 2001. Award files, 1984-2000, were maintained by the Provost and contain...

Michigan autograph albums

Identifier: RHC-111
Scope and Contents Although dating from the middle ages, the autograph album became very popular in the latter part of the 19th century. They were used to collect signatures of family members, friends, neighbors, and classmates and often displayed examples of fine penmanship, personal sentiments, verse, and drawings. Many varieties of commercially-available albums were produced, often with color lithograph vignettes on some pages; format was usually oblong with the average size being about 4½ x 7 inches....

Michigan Business Review

Identifier: RHP-35
Scope and Contents Published weekly to serve the business community in the lower part of the Lower Peninsula. Previously published as Business Direct Weekly.

Michigan Monthly

Identifier: RHP-26
Scope and Contents Published to serve the West Michigan business community as the magazine for millionaires, movers and shakers.

Michigan Philanthropy Oral History Project interviews

Identifier: JCPA-08
Scope and Contents Oral histories collected from 2006 to 2008, based on the StoryCorps model, which take the form of conversations between friends, family members, or colleauges focused on their motivations, experiences and aspirations related to their experience with philanthropy. Each session is guided by a trained StoryCorps Door-to-door facilitator and framed by a set of guiding questions. Each oral history is 40 minutes in length.

Michigan Place Names card files

 Collection — Box: 1-15
Identifier: RHC-03
Collection Description The card index of Michigan place names may include the following fields of information: Place name, map source, latitude, longitude, elevation, township, range quarter, remarks and researcher initials. Each card also has a category for the type of place (river, mountain, plain, city, dry river bed, church, lake, railroad). Copies of the Geological Survey map can be found in the control file.

Michigan Regional Science Olympiad program files

 Series — Box: 1-2
Identifier: GV031-04
Abstract The Regional Math and Science Center (RMSC) serves students, teachers, parents, school districts, business and industry and other organizations interested and involved in mathematics and science education. Included are programs and other materials related to the Michigan Regional Science Olympiad held at Grand Valley annually from 1985.

Michigan Soldiers’ Home postal cancellations and postcards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-53
Collection Description The collection includes envelopes and postcards cancelled by the Michigan Soldiers’ Home post office. Each page of the collection contains the item and a typed explanation of the cancel. The collection also includes images of the Soldiers Home and letters and postcards to and from residents of the home collected separately.

Michigan Times (Grand Rapids)

 Collection — Reel: 1-8
Identifier: RHP-44
Collection Description Collection contains microfilmed issues of the Michigan Times newspaper of Grand Rapids from January 1938 to December 1962.

Michigan Women's Times

Identifier: RHP-31
Scope and Contents Published for women in Michigan, “A record and confirmation of women’s voices.”

MICUP Newsletter

 Series — Box: 109
Identifier: GV067-02
Abstract Newsletter for GVSU and Muskegon Community College students.

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